Temperature

# If the temperature was 86 decrees Fahrenheit what would it be in Celsius?

###### Wiki User

###### October 24, 2009 5:36PM

Start by taking the number in Fahrenheit and subtracting 32.
Then divide the number by 9, and then multiply it by 5. This is how
you convert Fahrenheit to Celsius or use the equation C = (F - 32)
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In this case, the answer is about 30 degrees Celsius.

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### What is the correct formula for calculating the change of temperature from Fahrenheit to Celsius?

To calculate Fahrenheit to Celsius, you take the temperature in
Fahrenheit and multiply it by 0.8. Using the answer of that number,
subtract 32 from it. That is your temperature in Celsius. To change
that temperature back to Fahrenheit, you would add 32 to your
Celsius temperature. After getting that answer, you divide it by
0.8 and Voislá, you're back at your temperature in Fahrenheit.